Today’s most up-to-date headlines on reducing muscle loss as you age and avoiding sarcopenia.
Exercise Helps Improve Brain Health in Middle-aged and Older Adults Study Said.
Think it’s too late to start exercising? A recent study reveals it’s never too late. Aerobic exercise has been found to improve cognitive function in individuals, especially as we age. While some decline is normal, by engaging in regular heart-pumping activity, we not only improve our heart health, but we can affect the structures of our brain that impacts our cognitive function, according to a story published by U.S. News & World Report. To read the full report click here.
Supplements and Diets May Not Work to Improve Heart Health
As the StrongPath co-founder and bestselling author of Choosing the StrongPath, Fred Bartlit, often says, strength train, and skip all the supplements and fad diets. A recent analysis proves he’s onto something. Many people take supplements and follow diets in an effort to improve their heart health and overall well-being. Recent findings show that they may be doing just the opposite and putting users at greater risk. An in-depth study analyzed data from more than 200 trials of cardiovascular prevention and they did not find any real benefits to supplements or diets, according to a New York Times article. To read the full report click here.